Analytics and Business Intelligence (BI)

Analytics and Business Intelligence (BI)

Infor BI at a glance

You need data and performance insights throughout your organization. Yet too many BI solutions on the market don't integrate to all areas of the enterprise, resulting in multiple databases that isolate information in silos and create complexity that inevitably requires IT intervention.

Infor BI is a comprehensive platform designed with the business user in mind, allowing for the creation of unique and fully integrated business intelligence applications for desktop and mobile users in any domain or industry.

Infor BI at a glance

  • Holistic solution suite
  • Write-back capabilities for predictive analytics, forecasts, budgeting
  • In-memory calculation
  • Full extensibility
  • Integration with Microsoft Office documents
  • 22 languages

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Unique capabilities

With Infor BI, you can dramatically improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your analytics, business intelligence and enterprise performance management processes.


Unmatched flexibility

Fully extensible and flexible, Infor BI works with any data and any system. The solution's application studio, in-memory grid, and application engine provide limitless possibilities, allowing users to quickly design applications suited to their needs, without requiring programming knowledge.


Ease of use

Infor BI provides predefined analytics and content, delivered through an intuitive user interface that offers clear, contextualized insights and self-service capabilities for relational and multidimensional data. Integration with Infor Mingl.e™ enables users to easily share dashboards, reports, and analytical results.


Real-time insights

Infor BI's in-memory calculation engine aggregates millions of data rows in mere seconds, and integrates with Infor Business Vault to generate real-time BI. The solution's unique, unified architecture makes it easy to switch between browser-based and mobile views.


Through the real-time access to updated information and automated cash flow facilitated by Infor BI…we are better positioned for growth and able to support the Norcros strategy to build the business.

Mukesh Duggal Finance Director
Norcros plc

Technology stack

Infor BI is built with an in-memory grid calculation engine, metadata layers, connectors to source systems, and front ends for browsers, mobile devices, and Office components.

Deployment flexibility

Infor BI can run on Windows servers and Microsoft or Oracle databases. Deploy on premise or in the cloud.

Highlights and core features

Plan, model, and analyze with real-time insights

Infor BI OLAP Server supplies multidimensional data into your modeling process to enhance "what if" scenarios and driver-based planning. This in-memory OLAP database for real-time, planning, modeling, and analysis not only improves your business decisions, but also your confidence in those decisions.

Infor BI Office Plus

Deliver advanced reporting

Infor BI Office Plus is an integrated Microsoft Excel interface that delivers advanced reporting and sophisticated business analysis to improve collaboration and optimize key processes. Without requiring help from IT, users can use this tool to easily create sophisticated reports, produce custom templates, and adapt standard ones to incorporate design elements, key performance indicators, and more.

Mobile apps with BI dashboards

Unify the mobile and desktop experience

Infor mobile apps with BI Dashboards help you create intuitive, individualized dashboards in a web browser or on an iPad—sharing the same architecture and closely integrated with Infor Application Studio content.

Infor BI Application Studio

Create planning and reporting interfaces

A web-based front end for data visualization—including reports, analysis, dashboards, and data entry-the application studio enables users to create planning and reporting interfaces without needing any programming skills.


Infor BI ImportMaster

Integrate data from any source

Create an OLAP model and integrate data from any source via open database connectivity (ODBC) or file import. With Infor BI ImportMaster, you can connect to virtually any market-leading source system, including Infor LN, Infor CloudSuite™ Industrial, Infor M3, and Infor ION, as well as Microsoft and Oracle databases, and SAP systems.

Dresner report: Infor BI “exceeds peers”

For three straight years, Infor has been positioned as a leading "Titan" in the Wisdom of Crowds® 2015 Business Intelligence Market Study.

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Customer stories



Learn how this international manufacturer uses Infor BI to help attain rapid growth.

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I.C.C. International

See how I.C.C. International uses Infor BI to reduce time and enhance productivity.

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Stoughton Trailers

Infor BI helps this manufacturer make decisions that improve its bottom line.

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Infor BI can be used as a stand-alone solution or easily extended to a full business intelligence, analytics, and enterprise performance management solution.  Infor BI allows you to start small—and think big.

Infor solutions

  • EAM
  • LN
  • M3
  • Syteline/CSI/CSB
  • SCE
  • SX.e
  • Healthcare
  • HMS
  • CBS (Core Banking Solution)
  • HCM
  • Infor d/EPM


  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Chinese (traditional)
  • Chinese (simplified)
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French-Canadian
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Malaysian
  • Russian
  • Swedish
  • Norwegian
  • Danish
  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • Thai
  • Vietnamese

Section Resources

Demo Infor BI

In this video, watch Infor BI help create dashboards that fit specific company needs.

Customer profile: Fraport AG

Read how Infor BI Application Studio helps this airport industry leader simplify planning.